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Flight Patterns

Data artist Aaron Koblin transformed flight patterns above the United States into colorful computer animations. The patterns that arise don’t only provide information, but are also a feast for the eye.

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The Dumpster

The Dumpster visualises 20,000 blog posts from 2005 that relate to romantic breakups. The interface is designed in such a way that links between the failed love affairs become visible.

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Standard Operating Procedure

On the website of the documentary Standard Operating Procedure, visitors can look through the photos of American soldiers torturing prisoners in the Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq. Each photo is accompanied by explanations from the soldiers involved as well as expert commentary.

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Ushahidi

The initiative of a group of Kenyan civilian journalists, Ushahidi uses Google Maps to unlock information about the violence that followed the Kenyan elections in December 2007. An expanded version of the website is now in the works to report on incidents all over the world.

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Videosphere

Videosphere is a 3-D sphere that reproduces videos from the renowned TED Talks archive and shows the relations between different presentations on technology, entertainment and design-related topics.

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The Whale Hunt

Web artist Jonathan Harris took a picture every five minutes during his trip to Alaska, where he went whaling with an Eskimo family. The photos are now in an online album with advanced possibilities, such as being able to see which moments were most exciting for Harris by using his heart rate as a measure of dramaticness.

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I.O.U.S.A

According to one American newspaper, the documentary I.O.U.S.A. is An Inconvenient Truth about the national debt.

According to one American newspaper, the documentary I.O.U.S.A. is An Inconvenient Truth about the national debt. The question is…
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Obama wikipedia edits

A visualization of people who’ve contributed to the Barack Obama page on Wikipedia.

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Text Trends

Text Trends is a sendup of the ubiquitous line graphs and related information returned by services like Google Trends.

Text Trends is a sendup of the ubiquitous line graphs and related information returned by services like Google Trends. The project takes the content…
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

An animated movie bringing the words of the universal declaration of human rights to life with motion graphics of typography & symbolism.

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The Machine is Us/ing Us

“Web 2.0″ in just under 5 minutes.

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Thanatorama

An interactive web documentary about what happens after you die. Thanatorama will be presented live on 27 November by producer Alexandre Brachet.

"You died this morning. Are you interested in what comes next?" On this morbid premise, you are invited to enter an interactive French webdocumentary.…
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Flick Radio

A documentary maker gets lost in the world’s most popular photosharing website.

Everyday people upload thousands of new pictures to Flickr. Filmmaker Bert Kommerij joins the community, becomes a trusted user and discovers the stories…
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They Rule

Interactive graph of the most influential directors & companies in the US. make your own selection & explore various spatial configurations to discover unknown relationships between seemingly unrelated or competing companies, or download maps made by other users.

Overview They Rule aims to provide a glimpse of some of the relationships of the US ruling class. It takes as its focus the boards of some of…
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Exactitudes

A huge photographic collection of meticuously documented human identities and the similarities between them.

Rotterdam-based photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek have worked together since October 1994. Inspired by a shared interest in the…
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Journey to the End of Coal

An educational webdocumentary that lets viewers investigate the world of Chinese coal miners who risk their lives in state-owned and private coal plants. 300 photographs and many hours of video and sound were used to create a striking immersive environment.

There are some places in this world you may wish they never existed. Some places just like the dark lands of Shanxi, China. Not only is this place known…
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Ensuring the Future of Food

Japan only produces about 40% of the food it consumes. This is the lowest among all major developed nations. Infographic movie commissioned by the Japanese ministry for agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

Official description: Food is indispensable to our survival. But today, it is undergoing great change. Currently, Japan only produces about 40%…
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Le Grand Content

An associative chain of statistical diagrams that dissect human existence with a good sense of humour. Subjects such as death, school parties, hobbits and cable TV are visualized in overlapping coloured circles, graphics and connecting arrows.

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FlickrVision

In a highspeed, geographical slideshow, Flickrvision shows the latest pictures placed on the photosharing website Flickr.

It's a random tribute to everyday life and amateur photography from all over the world.
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Duelity

Duelity pits Creationism and Darwinism against one another in split-screen, with ironic use of infographics.

Duelity Right – Creationism
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Digglab

On the popular Digg website, visitors can “dig” news articles they like.

The website Digg Labs visualises these activities live in various ways – it’s a living organism that never stands still.
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Britain from above

A landmark cross-platform BBC series, showing modern day Great Britain from the sky.

An epic journey revealing the secrets, patterns and hidden rhythms of our lives from a striking new perspective. The series examines how each and every…
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Gapminder

Gapminder sums up the world in statistical data.

Which country has the most Internet users per 100 inhabitants? Which country boasts the largest amount of forest? It's all visualised in clear-cut graphs…
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Oakland Crimespotting

An interactive map of crimes in Oakland and a tool for understanding crime in cities.

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One Photo a Day Projects

A collection of videos and websites by people documenting themselves, making one photo a day for many years in a row.

Even though the motivations to do this vary greatly, the results are often striking visualisations of aging and the passage of time.
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The Onion infographics spoof

A short clip from the satirical Onion News Network, about a large red dot emanating concentric circles on what appears to be a map.

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Lives Connected

A webdocumentary about Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in the summer of 2005.

44 interviews with employees of an advertising agency, all of whom were involved in the disaster in some way, can be navigated by tags such as “funny”,…
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Gaza / Sderot

“Life in spite of everything” is the motto of Gaza/Sderot.

This impressive online documentary project reports on the day-to-day experiences of men, women and children on both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli border,…
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Newsmap

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator. Treemaps are traditionally space-constrained…
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We feel fine

Since August 2005, We Feel Fine has been harvesting human feelings from weblogs.

Every few minutes, the system searches the world's newly posted blog entries for occurrences of the phrases "I feel" and "I am feeling". When it finds…
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30 results for tag "DocLab 2008"